Executive Chef Wes Fulmer and team members of Columbia, S.C. restaurant Motor Supply Co. Bistro will participate for the first time in two regional food festivals in fall of 2016: Asheville Wine and Food Festival in Asheville, N.C., August 20, 2016 and Euphoria Greenville in Greenville, S.C., September 24, 2016.
“It’s very exciting to be involved in such esteemed events and showcase what Motor Supply is all about,” says Chef Fulmer. “This is a testament to how hard our team works, and I’m very proud of our accomplishments over the years.”
Asheville Wine and Food Festival
Chef Fulmer and the Motor Supply team will be featured in the Grand Tasting of Asheville Wine and Food Festival at the US Cellular Center on Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 1–5 p.m., where 180 wineries and food producers; area breweries and acclaimed regional restaurants and chefs will gather for the largest ticketed culinary festival of its kind.
Chef Fulmer is one of 12 esteemed chefs from the Southeast who will showcase his skills in a live cooking demonstration at the event, where ticketholders can onlook the crafting of culinary dishes in real time.
Motor Supply will serve food samples cooked by Chef Fulmer at its restaurant booth, also manned by Motor Supply owner Eddie Wales.
One booth over, Two Brothers Jerky – the 100% grass-fed beef jerky made by Wales and his long-lost, recently reunited brother Paul Brock – will provide guests with samples and bags-for-purchase of the artisan beef jerky.
Asheville Wine and Food Festival is in its eighth year, annually attracting more than 5,000 wine and food aficionados to the three-day span of signature events. Grand Tasting tickets are available online at http://ashevillewineandfood.com/2016-grand-tasting.
At the tenth annual Euphoria Greenville – a four-day ticketed event for food, drink and music fans in Greenville, S.C. – the Motor Supply team will appear at Feast By The Field in downtown’s Fluor Field at the West End on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from12–4 p.m.
Chef Fulmer will cook on-site and prepare samples for attendees alongside Sous Chef Curtis Clark, while Head Barman Josh Streetman will concoct handcrafted cocktail samples to compliment the small bites.
Other activities at Feast By The Field include craft beer gardens, artisan markets and cooking demos. Euphoria Greenville raises funds for children’s arts education. Tickets are available online at http://www.euphoriagreenville.com/events/tasting-showcase.
About Motor Supply
Known for its artisan cocktails, refined yet relaxed atmosphere and daily-changing, chef-driven menu of sustainable, farm-to-table fare, Motor Supply Co. Bistro has been serving New World, made-from-scratch cuisine in the historic Columbia, S.C. Congaree Vista since 1989. A new, temperature-controlled outdoor patio features tables made from reclaimed, N.C. barn wood, roll-up garage doors and original, vintage brick. Reservations can be made by calling (803) 256-6687 or by visiting www.motorsupplycobistro.com.
Photo of Executive Chef Wes Fulmer and Sous Chef Curtis Clark by Sean Rayford